This week the House Defense Appropriations subcommittee will begin finalizing its fiscal 2020 defense bill with a full markup session Wednesday morning.
Here is a roundup of the important hearings taking place on Capitol Hill this week:
- House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee closed-door markup of fiscal 2020 bill, Weds., 10 a.m
- House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing with VA officials testifying on the effect of mid-semester college closings on student veterans’ long-term education plans., Weds., 10 a.m.
- House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing with Acting Veterans Health Administration Chief Richard Stone on the agency’s fiscal 2020 budget request., Weds., 2 p.m.
- Senate Veterans’ Affairs hearing considering the nomination of James Byrne to be VA deputy secretary, Weds., 2:30 p.m.
- House Armed Services Committee DOD audit hearing with David Norquist on the military’s financial improvement and audit remediation plan, Thurs., 10 a.m.
- House Armed Services Military Personnel subcommittee hearing with Acting Defense Undersecretary for Personnel and Readiness James Stewart on recruiting and retention challenges, Thurs., 2:30 p.m.